Cultivating Sacred Joy

One of the many words used to describe Pagan religious practice is “celebratory.” We are a religion that seeks and honors joy, beauty, and pleasure. Rather than approaching our time in this world as a passage through a realm of shadow, we approach it as a learning experience. We go through the same life challenges…

As Within, So Without

I don’t think I know anyone who hasn’t willed something into being at some point in time. Whether it’s finding housing when we need it the most, a new job, a healthy relationship, a family, or a specific vision for a life, most adults eventually hit a point where the only thing that keeps them…

The Magic of Communication

I have often joked that spiritworkers are the laziest practitioners under the pagan umbrella because it’s our relationships with spirits that truly make us powerful. Rather than doing all of the heavy lifting ourselves we, more frequently, tap one of the myriad of names that we keep in our spiritual rolodex; opting to utilize offerings…

Managing the Miasma

Sometimes I still do dumb things with magic.  I have many skills within the world of metaphysics at this point, but there’s one in particular that I’ve honed to a blade-sharp edge: divination. Part of why I’m able to make a decent living as a Tarot reader is simple: my predictions are usually accurate. When…